Tip #1072: Open existing contact in All Contacts view

LIbrary contact cards

I need to get out more often. Thanks to the relevance search, I have not used All Contacts view since the awkwardly named Dynamics 365 July 2017 Update seen the light of the day. Because if I have had, I would have noticed that clicking on any contact in this view opens New form instead of […]

Tip #1069: Dynamics 365 for Marketing Preview is available

Sneak peek kitten

The shroud of NDA secrecy around Dynamics 365 for Marketing has been lifted and you can now watch Introduction to Dynamics 365 for Marketing. EDIT 08-Feb-2018 Official announcement is available as a post by Kishan Chetan, Principal PM Manager, Dynamics 365 for Marketing. Tired of reading? You can now listen to Steve “Mr SMB” Mordue […]

Tip #1066: Discover Azure AD tenant ID with Occam’s razor

Occam's razor

As developers, from time to time we are puzzled by simple questions: How to discover Azure AD tenant ID based on Dynamics 365 organization URL? Under the normal circumstances I would have put my condescending hat on (did I forget to take it off, again?) and say something like “Use AuthenticationParameters.CreateFromResourceUrlAsync method from ADAL, of […]

Tip #1065: How to get clean Customer Service trial

Mess

When Neil “Agile” Benson installed a new Customer Service trial, he got more than he bargained for: Trial Site Map Customization, FreeTrialBaseSolution2, Trial for Field Service, Trial of Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Project Service Automation, etc. And he didn’t select or want Field Service or Project Service Automation apps added either. Why does the trial […]

Tip #1063: Do not touch currency system views

Protected area

This tip comes from Guillaume Domont. (And you can get your names into the Dynamics 365 History Book™ too by sending your tip to jar@crmtipoftheday.com. Guest Microphone I found a quite interesting bug in my last project. As the CRM/Dynamics 365 is used worldwide, we had to handle the currency changes. The standard currency lookup […]